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Campaign Communications Officer

Organisation Name Australian Education Union (AEU)
Location Melbourne
Date Posted 2023-03-10
Job Type Full-Time
Job Number 1032998
  • Leading union voice in campaigning for quality public education
  • Develop and implement creative communication material for campaigns
  • Four-year term; highly attractive remuneration


The Organisation

The Australian Education Union (AEU) is the federal union for teachers, principals, support staff and all educators working in public education.
The AEU is proud to represent workers who have one of the most important jobs in the country.  With around 195,000 members nationally, the AEU provides support both industrially and professionally and advocates for quality public education for all Australians.

The Role
Reporting into the Campaigns Director, you will be responsible with advancing the policy objectives of the AEU relating specifically to developing and implementing communication of its campaigns.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
  • Developing and executing multi-channel (paid, free and digital media) campaign communication strategies
  • Developing written content and producing video content for a variety of platforms including blogs, newsletters, journal, social media sites and AEU websites
  • Developing a media buy strategy to ensure best return on investment
  • Working with design agencies on campaign related content e.g. social media, videos and brochures
  • Managing the social media and online sites including building the presence of the AEU and engagement of its members

Skills Required
You are a highly motivated professional with excellent interpersonal skills who has worked in a similar role ideally within a political, union or campaigning organisation. You will have:
  • Highly developed written communication skills, editing and proof-reading skills specifically related to developing campaign material
  • Experience in managing and developing content for social media
  • Exceptional organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines in a fast paced ever changing environment
  • An understanding of the role media plays in meeting campaign objectives
  • Excellent ability to conduct research and analysis

If you are inspired to build a strong people powered movement for public education in Australia, then submit your resume and covering letter addressing key skills or phone Emma Naglieri on 03 8080 8978 for further information.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

NGO Recruitment values equitable recruitment practices and is committed to representing candidates reflective of the diverse organisations and communities we work with. We welcome and encourage applications from all backgrounds, ages, and identities, and are happy to adjust our recruitment process to support accessibility needs. If you are interested in this position and have most of the skills or experience we are looking for, please go ahead and apply.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.